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Breakfast Burrito

These healthy breakfast burritos make for a delicious meal that can be fully prepped ahead of time and stored in the freezer for the easiest grab and go breakfast ever! Make up a batch to save time on those crazy busy mornings.

Reasons to love these breakfast burritos

  • Easy to prepare: This recipe only requires a few short steps and can be made in one pan!
  • Perfect for meal prepping: Make them up in advance and you’ll have breakfast for days!
  • Freezer-friendly: Make up a batch and store them in the freezer until ready to eat.
  • A balanced breakfast: These burritos are loaded with protein and also contain fiber from the spinach and whole grain wrap.
  • Filling and satisfying: Due to their fiber and protein content, these burritos are incredibly filling and will leave you feeling satisfied for hours.
  • Delicious and flavorful: Despite the simple ingredients list, these burritos have lots of flavor in every bite!

Healthy Breakfast Burrito variations, Substitutions, and Add-ins

  • Protein: Sub in regular or turkey breakfast sausage for the chicken sausage; add cooked black beans.
  • Veggies: Add or sub in cooked diced mushrooms, bell peppers, or diced tomatoes.
  • Flavor add-ins: Add jalapenos or some hot sauce or spices to the egg mixture.
  • To make gluten-free: Use gluten-free wraps instead of whole-grain
  • To make dairy-free: Use dairy-free cheese instead of regular cheese or leave out the cheese out altogether
  • To make vegetarian: Leave out the chicken sausage or sub in black beans

Breakfast Burritos

These healthy breakfast burritos make for a delicious meal that can be fully prepped ahead of time and stored in the freezer for the easiest grab and go breakfast ever! Make up a batch to save time on those crazy busy mornings.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 264 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 10 whole grain tortilla shells 10 inch
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 chicken sausage links cut into small pieces
  • 6 oz. feta cheese or goat cheese
  • 10 oz. frozen spinach thawed and water squeezed out
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup white onion chopped
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Instructions
 

  • Over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add onion and chicken sausage.
  • Sautee onions and chicken sausage for about 5-8 minutes. Or until sausage is cooked through.
  • While the onions and sausage are cooking, in a small bowl scramble the eggs with the salt and pepper.
  • Add the eggs to the onions and sausage. Stirring occasionally. Once the eggs are just about fully cooked. Add in the spinach and cheese. Stir until well combined.
  • Remove pan from stove. Allow the egg mixture to cool to room temperature before placing in wraps.
  • Once cooled, evenly distribute the egg mixture among the ten tortillas, leaving about an inch around the edge to fold in the ends.
  • Roll up the burritos tightly, tucking in the ends.

Notes

If you wish to freeze, wrap each burrito tightly in foil once you’re done assembling each burrito. Place in a large zip lock bag or container and freeze for up to three months.
To reheat the frozen breakfast burritos:
Oven method: Preheat the oven (or toaster oven) to 400 degrees F. Place the burritos wrapped in foil on a baking sheet. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until the tortilla is lightly browned and crispy and the fillings have heated through.
Microwave method: Unwrap the burritos from foil and place in the microwave for 1-2 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition

Serving: 1burritoCalories: 264kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 14gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 137mgSodium: 850mgPotassium: 200mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 3660IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 169mgIron: 2mg
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